# Twice a number added to half of itself equals 24. Find the number

**Solution:**

Let the number be x.

A/Q

x/2 + 2x = 24

5x/2 = 24

5x = 48

x = 48/5

x = 9.6

Thus, the number is 9.6.

**✦ Try This:** Twice a number added to one third of itself equals 28. Find the number.

Let the number be x.

A/Q

x/3 + 2x = 28

7x/3 = 28

7x = 28(3)

x = 84/7

x = 12

Thus, the number is 12.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 4

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 96**

## Twice a number added to half of itself equals 24. Find the number

**Summary:**

If twice a number added to half of itself equals 24, then the number is 9.6

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